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June 7, 2015 - 8:15pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

Another young Miss Ohio contestant is celebrating her send off with friends and family tonight. They got the chance to see what she'll be doing at the five day pageant. She showed off her talent as well as interviews and outfits.

Erin Curry was recently named Miss Ohio River and will go onto the Miss Ohio pageant next week to vie for the state crown. Curry is excited for the chance to compete.

"I'm really just excited and I'm motivated," said Curry. "I'm just...

June 7, 2015 - 8:06pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

CASS Camp is back for their 12th year of performing arts, business, and leadership training.

The camp will run through Friday for campers grades K-12. Those in the performing arts will learn about music of all genres the industry. Those interested in business and leadership will learn about etiquette, debate, and speech. CEO and Director of CASS camp Cassandra McDonald said the camp is all about showing youth they can do anything they set their mind to.

"It's a chance...

June 7, 2015 - 7:43pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

According to the American Cancer Society there are 14.5 million cancer survivors in the United States. Local survivors celebrated National Cancer Survivors day with the annual Celebrate Life event.

The day featured food and a Blues Brothers show. Cancer survivors were invited to come and celebrate their victory together. They got the chance to get their photo taken with loved ones and all survivors left with flowers. Director of Cancer Services Sharon Parker said survivors deserve a...

June 7, 2015 - 7:41pm
3 weeks 5 days ago

 Readers came together to talk about the power of a story today.

The Muskingum County Community Foundation hosted its 'Read In' from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The literary conversation drifted from Shakespeare to R.L. Stine and everything in between. Ohio College Guide Levi Funk hopes the event raises awareness about their 'take a book', leave a book program.

"I think it would be really cool just to have people come down here purely for the take a book leave a book,"...

June 7, 2015 - 12:40pm
3 weeks 5 days ago


(From Attorney General's Office) 

Missing from: Avon, Ohio
Missing since: 6/6/2015
Missing age: 2
Current age: 2
Date of birth: 10/22/2012
Gender: Female
Race/Ethnicity: White
Height: 3' 3"
Weight: 32
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Blue


She may be seen with Autumn Shreve who may pass her off as her daughter. Last seen in TImber Lakes. Anyone with Information please contact Avon Police...

June 7, 2015 - 12:33pm
3 weeks 5 days ago


(From Attorney's General Office) 

Missing from: Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Missing since: 6/6/2015
Missing age: 12
Current age: 12
Date of birth: 4/24/2003
Gender: Male
Race/Ethnicity: Black
Height: 4'10"
Weight: 90 lbs
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Brown

Slate is believed to be in danger. He suffers from a mental disability and law enforcement are worried for his safety. Last seen in Renoldsburg. If seen,...

June 6, 2015 - 11:53pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

 American Electric Power has reported an estimated 2,500 people are out of power in Muskingum County. 

We have learned that power is out along Maple Avenue in Zanesville. We are working on getting more information into the cause of the outage. 

June 6, 2015 - 10:16pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

Runners lit up the night at the annual SHIFT5K Glow Run Saturday.

It's the events fifth year and the second for the Glow Run. It took place at The Barracks in Duncan Falls behind Cornerstone Full Gospel Church. The cost to run in the race was $20 which included a shirt. Event Director, Troy Hunter said all the money went to support the Shift Youth Ministry.

"Our mission here at Shift Youth Ministries, which is apart of Cornerstone Full Gospel Church, is to really connect and...

June 6, 2015 - 3:45pm
4 weeks 1 hour ago

 The Salvation Army Doughnut Day sale continued today at Riesbeck's Pick n' Save. The doughnuts cost just $3.99 and 10 percent of all proceeds will go toward the Salvation Army.

Captain care joined the team to greet customers and Envoy Commander for the Salvation Army George Bates said that he hopes the community sees that they want to do more than just ring bells in the holiday season.

The doughnut tradition began in 1917 when Salvation Army volunteers made doughnuts for...

June 6, 2015 - 3:30pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

 Careytown Preschool hosted their 'Family Fun Day' today.

The parking lot filled up with families from the school and the community to play games, eat food and learn a few things too. Board Member at Careytown Kim Matthews said it's an affordable way to give families time together.

"Tickets [cost] six tickets for a dollar for the games and all games are one ticket each.. so very low cost to get so much," said Matthews.

There was also plenty to learn. The...

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